Average Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Hourly Pay

$19.05
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$1,224
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The average hourly pay for a Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer is $19.05.
10%
$13.36
10%
$19.05
50%
$31.36
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MEDIAN $19.05
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $31
Bonus
$255 - $4,848
Total Pay
$30,240 - $71,362

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Job Description for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Tasks
  • Splice, insulate and repair telephone and television cable at customer's location.
  • Connect television sets to cable systems.
  • Evaluate signal strength and install equipment to maintain strong transmission signal.
  • Install cable at customer's location, sometimes between poles and towers, or underground in trenches.

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Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

Skills in Telecommunications, Fiber, Cabling, Wireless Data Communications and Telephony are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

An entry-level Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.90 based on 13 salaries. An early career Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.69 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.92 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.42 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (5.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (10.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 228 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
26.8%
Late Career
8.8%